A LOW pressure system developed on 20 October and moved towards Tasmania, bringing damaging winds, showers, thunderstorms and heavy rain to most of the state as it deepened and intensified on 21 October.
Much of Tasmania had weekly rainfall totals of more than 25mm with an area in the south exceeding 50mm for the week.
Weekly totals greater than 10mm were recorded in parts of southern and eastern Victoria.
The highest weekly total was 67.4mm at Southport, Tasmania.
The highest daily total was 53mm at Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania, in the 24 hours to 9 am on 22 October.
Most of Australia received little to no rain during the week.